1st Ward Councilwoman Isabel Sousa
Isabel Sousa is an educator with 25 years of working with the Elizabeth Public schools. Her two adult children have also followed in her footsteps to become teachers. Sousa earned a Master of Arts degree in Teaching and holds a School Supervisor Certificate as well as a Teacher of English as a Second Language Certificate.
Sousa who is Portuguese-American, arrived in the United States with her parents and sister in 1968. Later, as a single parent, she moved to Roselle’s First Ward and began getting involved in the community and joined the First Ward Action Committee and later went on to be appointed to the Union County Transportation Advisory Committee and serves as a Board Trustee in her association.